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tarmac trouble, a dangerous collision between two planes on the ground in boston. deal or no deal? frustrated budget negotiators take a break as support for a compromise plan picks up steam. and first and goal. a deal on a new nfl labor contract appears within reach, just in time to save the season. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, and happy friday to you. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >> we begin with another frightening collision between two commercial airliners. federal safety officials are
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investigating the incident at boston's logan international airport. the two jets were preparing to take off last night, both jets were on a taxiway when the wing of a delta 767 clipped the tail of a regional jet. jim armstrong of our boston station wbz reports. >> worst experience of my life. i will never fly delta again. >> reporter: this early evening collision shaking up passengers on two different flights, one a huge 767 bound for amsterdam and the smaller commuter plane headed to raleigh-durham, north carolina. >> we were on our way from washington to raleigh, and taxiing to take off and the plane clipped our plane. >> reporter: how did everybody on board handle it? >> fine, calm, uneventful. >> it was a nonevent until we figured out that we'd lost the wing and our flight, to amsterdam. >> reporter: passengers on both planes described hearing a loud bang and then feeling a bump,
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some saying it was almost as if they'd hit a pothole on the runway. >> it was a really big shock. just a really big shock. >> there was a lot of texting, no, there was no screaming. there was some cursing. >> some people were freaking out but everybody was pretty calm overall. >> reporter: when you say freaking out, tell us. >> the girl next to me, she was right by the wing and crying and the other guy was trying to jump out of the emergency exit for a little bit, but everybody else was pretty calm. >> reporter: both planes were fully intending to head out of boston. both ended up stuck here. it could have been much worse? >> absolutely and there were kids on board, the kids were terrific. it was very calm, everybody was fine. >> that was wbz's jim armstrong reporting. safety officials hope audio tapes from the control tower will shed some light on how that accident happened. there was another incident in the skies but this one was 240 miles above earth. nasa woke the space shuttle crew
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late thursday after a computer failure set off alarms. the astronauts aboard "atlantis" were able to switch to a backup system. they'll double shoot the problem today or troubleshoot that is. nasa says the shuttle is in stable condition and the crew is safe. "atlantis" returns from the final shuttle mission next thursday. there's a tentative deal to end the government shutdown in minnesota. the state legislature could vote on the plan as early as monday. the deal to erase a $5 billion budget deficit and end the two-week shutdown was struck yesterday afternoon. governor mark dayton dropped his demand for new income taxes and republican lawmakers gave in on policy changes like cutting the state workforce by 15%. >> it was about making sure we get a deal we all can be disappointed in but a deal that is done, a budget that will be balanced, a state that will be back to work. >> revenue will be raised which delaying aid checks to school districts and selling bonds. following five days of
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unsuccessful talks, president obama and congressional leaders are taking a day off from budget negotiations today. the president has given lawmakers 24 hours to come up with a deal, both sides are considering a compromise plan. joel brown is in washington with the latest on this. good morning, joel. >> betty, good morning. after five meetings in five days, today democrat and republican leaders go back to their respective corners and take stock, more specifically count votes. the president wants to know by saturday what kind of deal can pass the house and the senate. president obama wants to know in the next 24 hours if a deficit deal is possible. no formal negotiations are scheduled but congressional leaders will talk to members of their own parties about the latest proposals, this after five straight days of meetings between republicans and democrats couldn't produce an agreement and both sides are blaming the other. >> i'm willing to compromise but what we haven't seen is any willingness on the part of some congressional leaders to budge an inch.
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>> the administration or democrat colleagues still are not serious about cutting spending. >> reporter: the stalemate in washington has wall street looking at possibly downgrading the u.s. government's credit and bond ratings, that's because if a deal isn't reached soon the government may not be able to pay its bills on august 2nd. some economists believe that could lead to a financial crisis. >> we're running out of time, and the eyes of the country and the eyes of the world are on us. >> reporter: leaders of both sides insist they want to avoid a debt default and with negotiations coming down to the wire members of both parties are scrambling for a backup plan. senate leaders mitch mcconnell and harry reid are quietly working on plan b. it would give the president the authority to raise the debt ceiling as a last resort. >> it's not a great solution for the republicans but if it avoids default they feel like it might be worth it. >> reporter: the waters are split on how to bring down the
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deficit. democrats want some tax increases, republicans want more spending cuts. the white house could know by the end of the day if the two sides can settle their differences. house democrats and republicans will gather separately on capitol hill to discuss the options and president obama holds an 11:00 a.m. news conference at the white house, betty. >> joel brown in washington, thank you. cbs news will cover the president's news conference beginning this morning at 11:00 a.m. eastern. the fbi has begun a preliminary investigation into the phone hacking scandal of rupert murdoch's news corporation. the fbi wants to know if murdoch's reporters tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. congressman peter king was one of the u.s. lawmakers who asked the fbi to get involved. >> anything at all which involved 9/11 victims at the fbi's jurisdiction over i want them to investigate and investigate fully. i have a lot of 9/11 families in my district. they're entitled to know if their privacy was violated and if their loved one's privacy was violated and that's what this is about. >> murdoch and one of his sons agreed to testify at a
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parliamentary hearing next week. the u.s. is fighting a war in cyberspace. the pentagon says it's a battle to protect national security secrets but the other side is winning. some of the nation's most sensitive military secrets have been looted by spies who managed to break into government computers. david martin got an exclusive look into the pentagon command center. >> reporter: the joint strike fighter is the pentagon's high priced ticket to air superiority for the 21st century except four months ago the designs for that and other sophisticated weapons were stolen from defense industry computers by hackers, 24,000 files in all. >> designs of satellites, uavs, unmanned aerial vehicles, cutting edge military technology. >> reporter: is somebody out there robbing us blind? >> a lot of people out there are taking a lot of information. >> reporter: he told cbs news the u.s. is not sure who stole the data although the most
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likely suspects are china and russia. >> the attackers are ahead of the defenders in cyberspace. the technology for intrusions is far ahead of the technology for defenses and we need to catch up. >> reporter: how often are there attacks on the pentagon's networks? >> there are attempted intrusions, thousands of times a day. >> reporter: these intrusions are not pranks but espionage conducted by foreign intelligence agencies, cyber spies could be lurking undetected inside one or more of the defense department's 15,000 computer networks. cyber command is located inside the headquarters of the top secret national security agency. cbs news got an exclusive look at the new command's operation center. there's a war going on out there in cyberspace and this is its nerve center. cyberspace is now just like air, land and sea, one more theater in which the u.s. military has to fight. >> there's been very few weapons, probably no weapons in
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the history of warfare that have been developed and not used. >> right now only states like china and russia have the capability to launch a cyber attack that could take down the country's power grid or banking system. once a rogue state or terrorist group with no stake in the world economy gets it, the u.s. will be facing the threat of an attack from cyberspace by a weapon of mass disruption. david martin, cbs news at cyber command headquarters, ft. made meade, maryland. just ahead on the "morning news" more legal trouble for casey anthony. plus the city of lights lives up to its name. this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ [ female announcer ] when you use cottonelle fresh flushable moist wipes every day
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in paris more than half a million people turned out to see the pyro techniques. the bastille day marks the storming of the paris prison that helped spark the french revolution. back here in the u.s. casey anthony's legal troubles are not over even though she was acquitted in the murder of her daughter, caylee. anthony will be released from a florida jail on sunday but her lawyers will be in court today defending her from a defamation suit. zenaida gonzalez suffered ridicule when anthony claimed a woman by that name kidnapped her daughter. on the "cbs moneywatch" a possible downgrade by uncle sam and fewer summer vacations. ashley morrison is here with all of that. >> good morning to you betty. asian markets were mixed on concerns about the u.s. economy. japan's nikkei was up a fraction, and hong kong's hang seng lost about 0.5%. today wall street gets the latest on inflation and industrial production. on thursday, stocks slipped after the fed said the government is not immediately ready to pump more cash into the economy.
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the dow lost 54 points and the nasdaq was down 34. the ratings agency s&p warns that there is a 50% chance it will downgrade the u.s. government's credit rating because of the stalemate over raising the debt limit. that warning followed a similar one from moody's investment service earlier this week while most analysts do expect some kind of debt deal to get done, the uncertainty is weighing on stocks and markets around the world. google gave wall street a big jolt with the latest earnings report after the closing bell the tech giant announced blockbuster profits, nearly $7 billion from april to june, that was about $2 billion more than last year. google stock jumped 10% in afterhours trading. the company also announced that its facebook competitor going the plus grew to 10 million users in just two weeks. fewer and fewer americans are taking summer vacations. a just released poll found that
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45% of those asked said they will be going away this summer, that is the lowest percentage since the survey began 11 years ago. of the 45% who said they are going away, 41% say those vacations will be short weekend trips. i know a lot of people that are doing that this summer. >> i could take a weekend trip. >> i could, too. four days, i could do that. i'll do it. >> easy. ashley morrison joining us live here in new york, thank you. for millions of harry potter fans around the world the wait is finally over. "harry potter and the deathly hallows part ii" opened live at midnight worldwide. from new york to london to brazil, fans had been lining up for days. straight ahead your friday morning weather and in sports the blue jays break out the bats and flash some leather as the big leagues open the second half of the season.
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here's a look at here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. new york sunny 85 degrees. miami partly cloudy 91. partly cloudy chicago 85. dallas sunny a whopping 104. the heat doesn't stop. l.a. partly cloudy 74. time for a check of the national forecast. the latest satellite picture shows storms over the southeast with heavy rain.
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severe thunderstorms roll through the northern plains. later today though fair weather in the northeast, hazy, hot and humid conditions in the south, haze with some thunderstorms. the southern plains they are dry and hot yet again, and the west coast will be sunny. in sports, a deal could come later today in the talks to reach a new nfl contract. negotiators for the league and the players made significant progress thursday on rookie contracts. that had been a major stumbling block in the negotiations but there are still other key issues yet to be resolved. the nfl lockout has shut down the league for four months and time is running out to be able to play the first exhibition game on august 7th. baseball returns after the all-star break, in toronto the blue jays scored early and often off the yankees bartolo colon. with seven runs in the first inning. travis snyder made a great catch against the scoreboard in left and the jays blasted new york 16-7.
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at the british open golf tournament a tie after the first round, on 15, thomas bjorn's approach shot stops within five feet of the cup. yeah he finished with a 5 under 65, though and 20-year-old amateur player tom lewis made a birdie putt at the 17th, set a new british open amateur record with a lowest open 5 under 65 and share of the lead. the shot of the day went to american dustin johnson's tee shot on the 16th for a hole in one. can you believe that? johnson finished the day at an even par 70. when we return another look at this morning's top stories. and trial and error, roger clemens walks away from perjury charges after the prosecution drops the ball. [ male announcer ] the network --
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plains with a chance for small hail and heavy rain. the southern plains are hot and dry yet again, and sunny and mild in the northeast, and much of the west coast. here's another look at this morning's top stories. two planes collided on a taxiway at boston's logan international airport last night. the wing of a delta 767 clipped the tail of a commuter jet. there was one minor injury. and after another unsuccessful meeting yesterday, there will be no budget negotiations today. president obama has given lawmakers 24 hours to come up with a plan and told them to be prepared to meet this weekend. this morning the president holds his second news conference of the week. former baseball pitching superstar roger clemens has drawn a walk for now from a federal court judge. he declared a mistrial in clemens' perjury trial after jurors were shown evidence they weren't supposed to see. danielle nottingham has the story.
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>> reporter: roger clemens signed autographs after he left the trial. the judge declared a mistrial in the perjury case after the government revealed evidence to the jury against his orders. the star pitcher is accused of lying during his 2008 testimony to congress when he said he never used performance-enhancing drugs during his major league career. thursday the government played a video clip of the hearings where a congressman refers to a conversation former yankees' teammate andy pettitte with his wife about drug use. prosecutors made a similar slip during opening statements and the judge instructed the jury to disregard it but this time the judge decided the damage had already been done and threw out the case. clemens and his lawyers remain under a gag order. they have to wait until
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september to find out whether there will be a new trial and whether the former strike-out king will walk free. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. this morning on "the early show" pressure builds to end the debt talks. i'm betty nguyen. this is the "cbs morning news." l this flat-out delicious -- the new $3 flatbread breakfast combo. [ moos ] a toasty 6-inch flatbread breakfast sandwich and a 16-ounce cup of freshly brewed seattle's best coffee. all for just $3. [ clucks ] build a breakfast of epic proportions, like the crispalicious bacon, egg, & cheese with everything from juicy tomatoes to zesty jalapenos, for a delicious way to start your day. the new subway $3 flatbread breakfast combo. build your better breakfast today. not only kills fleas and ticks, it repels most ticks before they can attach and snack on us. frontline plus kills but doesn't repel. any tick that isn't repelled or killed may attach and make a meal of us. [ male announcer ] ask your veterinarian about k9 advantix ii.
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a high of about # a, and 82 pleasant for the evening. thank you very much. a computer failure in outer space as astronauts were wakened by a malfunction. all is getting back to normal. and casey anthony is being sued after being falsely identified. and two security guards shot while on patrol overnight. also cracking crabs in a new place in the inner harbor. and how search engines could be making all of us a little less smart. more news, weather and traffic in a couple minutes. [ mr. clopper ] i don't talk to them as much as cindy does... good morning chickens!
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CBS Morning News
CBS July 15, 2011 4:30am-5:00am EDT

News/Business. Betty Nguyen. News reports on current events. New. (CC) (Stereo)

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